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Crossfit

March 6, 2015 No Comments

As a health care provider, I constantly stress the need for exercise. The benefits of exercise, if being done correctly, are unquestioned. If being done correctly! In the last couple of years, a new Gym has burst on the scene called Crossfit. As Crossfit grew, news, both positive and negative, flooded the airwaves. People were…

Children Training for Sports

Remember when you were growing up and you went outside to play, relatively unsupervised (Gasp!)? In the spring you played baseball, the summer you swam, the fall you’d play two hand touch/tackle football and in the winter you would skate when the ponds froze. There were no adults, refs or scoreboards. There was trash talking,…

Mediterranean Diet and Aging

December 4, 2014 No Comments

Have you heard of the Mediterranean diet? If not, please allow me to give a quick synopsis. The Mediterranean diet consists of eating mostly fruits, vegetable, poultry, whole grains and select fats. If you picture the typical food pyramid, red meats and sweets are at the top, meaning you should limit those. The base of the…

Monthly Contest

December 4, 2014 No Comments

It is contest time! Answer these three questions correctly and get entered in our drawing for a $25 gift card to Marshall’s Farm on Harrington Ave in West Concord Ma. Question 1. What 5 letter word becomes shorter when you add two letters to it? Question 2. How do you write 23 using only 2’s?…

An Acid That You Want to Know About

Palmitoleic Acid could become a household word in the near future. Why you ask? Please let me explain. In a small study at Ohio State, 16 adults, all of whom had metabolic syndrome, were fed the exact same diets, which changed every 3 weeks for a total of 18 weeks. The diet started with 47…

The $950,000 Baby

You know how new parents all think their kids are priceless? It turns out there may be a price tag after all for that little bundle of joy. Try $950,000 on for size! A Canadian woman, who was six months pregnant, went to Hawaii for a vacation. They checked with their doctor and after he cleared…

Fall Cleanup

If your yard looks anything like mine, it is covered with leaves. The last couple of weeks has brought in a slew of patients that have hurt themselves doing yard work and I always ask them the same thing … did you warm-up before you started? I should take pictures of the looks that people…

Case of the Month July 2014

July 22, 2014 No Comments

Have you ever been in a fender bender? Ever notice how sore you are afterwards? I have a patient that we will call Pat. Pat was involved in an auto accident recently where she was driving, stopped for traffic and a car hit her from behind going close to 40 MPH. After the accident Pat…

Contest of the Month July 2014

July 17, 2014 No Comments

Maggie from Westford won our contest last month. She answered the following three questions correctly. Where are the smallest bones in the body? …The ear What substance is lighter as a solid than a liquid? …Water The ice cream cone was invented to hold what? …Flowers Maggie wins a $25 gift card to Brine’s located in…

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